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Casting Corner: Harrison Ford, Reese Witherspoon, Gerard Butler and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Harrison Ford: Indiana Jones will be soon be revisiting comedy in a film co-produced by J.J. Abrams. The 66-year-old will star as a news anchor recruited to work on a low-rated morning talk show. Rachel McAdams (Sherlock Holmes) is in talks to play the producer who must handle Ford and his rival/cohost. No start date has been announced for Morning Glory.

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Casting Corner: Cloris Leachman, Jack Black, Sly Stallone and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Cloris Leachman: She may not have won a mirror-ball trophy, but she was able to snag something even bigger. Oscar-winner Cloris Leachman was recently added to Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds (formerly spelled Inglorious Bastards) cast. The 82-year-old will cameo as Mrs. Himmelstein, an elderly Jewish woman who inspires Eli Roth’s character to seek vengeance. The WWII movie already has Brad Pitt, Mike Myers, Diane Kruger and B.J. Novak in its lineup.

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Casting Corner: Liam Neeson, Amy Adams, Michael Chiklis and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Liam Neeson: The Batman Begins actor has signed on to star with Christina Ricci in a psychological thriller. In After.Life, Ricci - who replaced Kate Bosworth -  will play a woman who is caught between life and death. Neeson is slated for the role of the funeral director, a man who mysteriously posseses a “gift of transitioning the dead.” Production on the film begins in November.

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Casting Corner: Anne Hathaway, Nick Nolte, David Duchovny and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Anne Hathaway: The actress, who will soon be competing against Kate Hudson in Bride Wars, will reverse direction in The Opposite of Love. In the 20th Century Fox production, Anne will play a commitment-phobic woman who must deal with a marriage-minded boyfriend. Opposite is an adaptation of Julie Buxbaum’s best-selling book. Hathaway’s next film, Rachel Getting Married, opens in limited release on Oct. 3.

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Casting Corner: Michael Douglas, Katherine Heigl, Sam Rockwell and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Michael Douglas: Douglas - who hasn’t been in a hit in quite some time - has had his name attached to two different projects in the past few weeks. For Solitary Man, the Oscar-winner will return to a subject he is quite familiar with: infidelity. Michael is set to play a car magnate whose life is affected by business and marital problems. Production on Solitary begins in November. Meanwhile, Douglas is also planning to reteam with his Traffic director (Steven Soderbergh) for a biopic on Liberace. Michael will tackle the role of the flamboyant character while Matt Damon is in discussions to play Scott Thorson, a man who sued the pianist for palimony.

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Casting Corner: Ewan McGregor, Amanda Seyfried, Jeff Daniels and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Ewan McGregor:  The Deception actor is just one of several high-profile stars currently on board for The Men Who Stare at Goats, a movie being co-produced by George Clooney. McGregor plays a reporter who meets a soldier (Clooney) during the Iraq War. Through George, Ewan learns about secret army unit comprised of psychic soldiers. The movie, which is an adaptation of Jon Ronson’s book, also stars features Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges.

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Casting Corner: Denzel Washington, Jessica Alba, Will Smith and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Denzel Washington: The American Gangster will soon be making a post-apocalyptic trip for the Hughes Brothers. In the Book of Eli, Washington will play a lone warrior in America’s wasteland who tries to bring society the knowledge it needs for its own redemption. Filming on the futuristic drama begins in January.

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Casting Corner: Diane Kruger, Woody Harrelson, George Clooney

Diane Kruger

Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

has finally injected a bit of estrogen into his growing Inglorious Bastards cast. Diane Kruger - probably best known for her work in the National Treasure installments - has just been added to the WWII-era film.

Kruger, who was born in Germany, will play Bridget Von Hammersmark, a German actress who helps a group of American Nazi killers. (That group is lead by Aldo Raine, Brad Pitt’s character.) The role will allow Diane to speak in both English and her native tongue.

This will be the second time Kruger has worked with the father of six. The two both starred in 2004’s Troy.

- also starring Eli Roth, Mike Myers and B.J. Novak - begins filming in Germany on October 13.

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Casting Corner: James McAvoy, Ben Affleck, Nicolas Cage

James McAvoy

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It seems as if there isn’t a woman can’t romance. In the past few years, he’s been paired with Gillian Anderson, Keira Knightley, Anne Hathway and, of course, Angelina Jolie. Now the rising actor will be taking on his biggest chemistry challenge yet.

In Gnomeo and Juliet, McAvoy and Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada) will voice characters in a CGI-animated version of the Shakespeare drama. But those looking for any Montagues or Capulets will be pleasantly surprised. In this version, the lovers will actually come from rivaling families of garden gnomes.

This film, co-produced by Elton John, will also feature music from the Lion King musician. The feature should be completed by 2010.

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Casting Corner: Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Ashton Kutcher, Orlando Bloom

Steve Carell

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Two of ‘s Thursday night stars will soon be joining forces for a big-screen comedy.

Actors (The Office) and Tina Fey (30 Rock) are both lined up to star in Date Night, a film for 20th Century Fox.

The comedians will play a married couple who end up with more than just a “dinner and a movie” on their regular date night. The movie will be helmed by Shawn Levy, the same man currently directing Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian.

Production on Date Night should begin sometime next year.

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